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Youngest sand animator Swayam from Odisha

Puri-based Swayam, youngest child sand animator and sculptor has performed in national level talent show at the Life OK’s child television talent show “Hindusthan Ke Hunarbaaz”. It will be telecasted on 8th November at 7pm. Swayam Sakhyam is just 6 years old. He was highly appreciated by the Jury of this show Terence Lewis and […]

Sumanth-Sonali in India Got Talent 4 final

Another odia boy reaches the final of India’s Got Talent season 4. M Sumanth of Kendriya Vidyala, Mancheswar, Bhubaneswar, has been selected to the final of the India’s Got Talent of the Colors TV channel in the semifinals on Saturday. He is 14 years of age and studying in Ninth standard. Sumanth is the eldest […]

Prepaid Auto Service in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is set to get pre-paid autorickshaw service in two months as decided at the preliminary meeting by the officials of Transport Department and the Police Commissionerate on Monday. Taking a cue from Cuttack, the state government has decided to introduce pre-paid auto-rickshaw service at the railway station and Biju Patnaik Airport in Bhubaneswar. The […]

Bhubaneswar Flights to Calcutta, Chennai stopped

In a severe blow to the government’s dream to upgrade Biju Patnaik Airport to an international airport, Air India has stopped flying its two flights connecting Bhubaneswar with Kolkata and Chennai. The bad news comes just ahead of the onset of the peak tourist season. While the Bhubaneswar-Chennai (AI-537) flight of the country’s official carrier […]

Bali Yatra will be bigger and better in 2012

Bali Yatra, the seven-day festival starts on 28 November 2012. The Cuttack district administration identified an additional 50,000 sqft of land to host the historic Bali yatra on a larger scale this year. The additional space will help in better crowd management. A record 11 lakh visitors had thronged the fair here last year in […]

Odia TV Artiste arrested by Police

An odia television anchor and actor was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly torturing his wife, an MCA graduate in Bhubaneswar. The actor, Uday Bhanu Mohapatra, 32, was sent to Jharapada Special Jail in judicial remand after the sub-divisional judicial magistrate (SDJM) rejected his bail plea. The accused (38), who acted in several Odia serials like […]

Orissa Ranji team announced for league matches

A 15-member Odisha team selected for league stages of the Ranji Trophy tournament to start on November 2 at Cuttack. Right hand batsman Natraj Behera will lead the team, announced Odisha Cricket Association’s Asirbad Behera on Monday. “We have selected a well-balanced team and are hopeful that the team will put up a good show […]

Gajalaxmi Puja started in Dhenkanal

The famous Gaja Laxmi Puja started in Dhenkanal (Odisha) on Monday. The town is all aglitter with lakhs of devotees expected to throng various puja pandals to pay obeisance to the goddess of wealth during the 11-day festival. This year 38 pandals, studded with innovative themes, have been erected to adorn equally beautiful idols. It […]